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No more glass in bars/restaurants?

By sdcno1 10 March 2011 21

I went out for a meal last night to suburban restaurant and ordered a beer (Asahi) with my meal. I was intrigued when I received a aluminium can in the shape of a bottle, twist top and all. I asked the waiter about this peculiar object and he told us that they have to replace glass bottles come June when new legislation is passed. We had a conversation about what his establishment is doing to replace the glasses for mixed spirit drinks – with plastic cups.

I haven’t heard anything about this but I recall some victims of glassing attacks calling to ban glasses in nightclubs in NSW last year. I don’t think glassing attacks are out of control in the ACT so why is this occurring?

Does anyone have any more info about this?

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LSWCHP 7:15 pm 11 Mar 11

georgesgenitals said :

johnboy said :

You’d have to be very ill to overpower the taste of a lagavulin.

I tried it once, and thought it tasted like urine. And not just that weak, had-too-many-beers-need-to-take-a-slash-in-the-park urine, but that flourescent yellow I-must-have-sleepwalked-and-eaten-a-whole-packet-of-berrocas-in-the-night type urine.

But hey, maybe I’m just a bogan who doesn’t get it.

(Yes, you have permission to do something with that last bit)

As one who has been appreciating fine malts for over 30 years I feel required to take great umbrage at the maltist comments in this thread.

The Islay malts (I’m sipping a Bowmore right now) are one of the things that make our sojourn on this ball of dust slightly bearable.

And if you think Lagavulin is overpowering, I recommend you try a drop of Laphroaig. Now there’s a tipple that should be approached with caution. My daughter has to leave the room when I have a glass of it in my hand due to the strength of the aroma.

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